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19thC Directories
Advertisements
Taverns & Pubs
Brewer's 1823
Glover 1827-8-9
Pigot's 1828-9
Pigot's 1831
Pigot's 1842
Bagshaw's 1846
Kelly's 1848
White's 1852
Kelly's 1855
White's 1857
White's 1862
Kelly's 1864
Kelly's 1876
Kellys 1891
Matlock Bath
Matlock Bank & Moor
Matlock Bridge
Matlock Town
& Matlock Green
Riber & Starkholmes
Local Boards Magistrates & Public Officers
Kellys 1895
Matlock Bath
Matlock Bank & Moor
Matlock Bridge
Matlock Town
& Matlock Green
Riber & Starkholmes
Kellys 1899
Matlock Bath
Matlock Bank & Moor
Matlock Bridge
Matlock Town
& Matlock Green
Riber & Starkholmes
Years covered
1887 | 1891 | 1895
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1887
Kelly's Directory of Derbyshire, Page 18

Matlock.
JACKSON HOUSE HYDROPATHIC ESTABLISHMENT, FOR INVALIDS AND VISITORS, MATLOCK BANK, Near Matlock BRIDGE Station.
PROPRIETORS, MR. AND MRS. J. L. DEAN.
Greatly Improved Sanitary Arrangements.
Experienced Bath Attendants.
Established 1862.
Accommodation for 50 Persons.
Prospectus and full particulars on application. (13)
[There is an engraving of the hydro, not reproduced on this site]
Kelly's Directory of Derbyshire, Page 46

JOSEPH ARROW SMITH, Moor Edge Nurseries, Tansley, NEAR MATLOCK, DERBYSHIRE.
FOREST TREES, EVERGREENS, FLOWERING SHRUBS, AND RHODODENDRONS, &C.
FOR PRICES, SEE CATALOGUE, FREE BY POST (34)
Kelly's Directory of Derbyshire, Page 50

James SMITH & SONS, Darley Dale Nurseries, NEAR MATLOCK
[Wording exactly the same as that in the 1895 advertisement - see below]
1891
Kelly's Directory of the Counties of Derby, Notts, Leicester and Rutland, Page 34

G.S. DRABBLE
See: Stone Quarrying in the Matlocks [Scanned image of advert on the page]
Kelly's Directory of the Counties of Derby, Notts, Leicester and Rutland, Page 50

GEORGE BODEN
See: Stone Quarrying in the Matlocks [Scanned image of advert on the page]
Kelly's Directory of the Counties of Derby, Notts, Leicester and Rutland, Page 54

BROWN'S TEMPERANCE HOTEL AND FAMILY BOARDING HOUSE,
Close to Matlock Bridge Railway Station.
SMEDLEY'S SYSYEM OF HYDROPATHIC TREATMENT FOR LADIES IF REQUIRED.
THIS HOTEL has been erected with a view to meet the requirements of Visitors and Commercial Gentlemen, and is most conveniently situated for visiting all the Places of Interest in the Neighbourhood.
The Rooms also command fine views of the surrounding district.
BOARDING TERMS.
For Board and Residence, per week, from 35/- to £2.2.0
For Board and Residence, per day, from 6/- to 7/-.
Saturday to Monday morning, 12/-. Special Terms from October to March.
PROPRIETRESS - - H. MARRIOTT. (27)
1895
Kelly's Directory of Derbyshire, Page 16

GEORGE DRABBLE
TIMBER MERCHANT, MATLOCK BANK.
Saw Mills:-Matlock Bath Railway Station & Via Gellia, near Cromford.
- ESTABLISHED 50 YEARS -
ENGLISH TIMBER, ROUND & sawn,
For Collieries, Contractors, Coach and Carriage Builders, also for Wheelwright's Work, etc.
TELEGRAPHIC ADDRESS --- "TIMBER", MATLOCK BANK.
ALL LETTERS SHOULD BE ADDRESSESD TO MATLOCK BANK

[Another Advert for Drabble appears on the next page; it is very similar to the one in from the 1891 Directory that is onsite. Link to the 1891 image is above]

Kelly's Directory of Derbyshire, Page 22

JAMES SMITH & SONS,
Darley Dale Nurseries, Near Matlock.
The Nurseries are 200 acres in extent, in which are grown Forest and Ornamental Trees,
Evergreens, Deciduous Flowering Trees and Shrubs, Rhododendrons, Hardy Heaths, Herbaceous
Plants, Hardy Ferns, &c., &c.
Rhododendrons and Hardy Heaths form the leading feature in these Nurseries, which are situate
from 600 to over 1,000 feet above the level of the sea.
THE HARDINESS OF PLANTS FROM THESE NURSERIES CANNOT BE EXCELLED.

[There were also Adverts for Joseph Arrow Smith and Sidney Smith, both of Tansley, and Henry Derbyshire of Darley Hill Side Nurseries]

Kelly's Directory of Derbyshire, Page 29

George Boden [Advert almost the same as the one in the 1891 Directory]
Kelly's Directory of Derbyshire, Page 29

THOMAS BRIDGE,
Stone merchant & Quarry Owner.
Owner of the celebrated POOR LOTS GRINDSTONE QUARRY, TANSLEY, MATLOCK.
Building Stone to any dimensions. Random saw blocks. Dressed Heads and Sills always in stock.
GRINDSTONES.
All sizes made to order for Merchants' Tools. Files, Spindles and machinery.
ALL KINDS OF MASONRY WORK EXECUTED TO ORDER.
Wharf:-Matlock Bridge Station. Quarries:-Tansley
Kelly's Directory of Derbyshire, Page 31

JOHN GREGORY,
SAW MILLS AND RAW BONE WORKS,
TANSLEY, MATLOCK, DERBYSHIRE.
Raw Bone Manure Manufacturer, Timber Merchant & Saw Mills.
¾-inch Raw Bones at £6 5s. 0d. per. Ton. ½ inch Raw Bones, with the dust left in, at £6 10s. 0d.
per. Ton.
¼-inch Raw Bones at £6 15s. 0d. per. Ton. Raw Bone Dust at £7 0s. 0d. per. Ton.
Horn Dust, Horn Shavings and Land Salt. Prices on application.
Dealer in English and Foreign Timber
AND MUNUFACTURER OF
FIELD GATES, WOOD HURDLES, POST AND RAIL FENCING, HEDGE STAKES AND
RAILS, LADDERS &C., AT VERY LOW PRICES; ALSO, ANY KIND OF SAWN TIMBER


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